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Author: Jeff Linder | March 17, 2014 | No comments

 WAUKON -- His contract not renewed, Gene Klinge didn't fight it."This came as a surprise to me," he said. "But it's probably time. I've been around too damn long anyway."The winningest coach in Iowa girls' high school basketball history, Klinge submitted his resignation at Waukon ...

Author: Douglas Miles | September 20, 2013 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS — Following another resounding defeat, Cedar Valley Christian football coach Ed Betsworth insists progress is being made and team morale is high.“They’re a close-knit group, they’re just like brothers,” Betsworth said after West Central scored 40 first-quarter points and blasted his Huskies, 67-12, ...

Author: Jeff Linder | September 17, 2013 | No comments

 A dozen key area football games for Week 4: DUBUQUE SENIOR at CEDAR RAPIDS KENNEDYTime and site: 7:15 p.m. Thursday, at Kingston Stadium.TV: KCRG 9.2Records and rankings: Senior is 1-2 overall, 0-0 MVC Mississippi Division; Kennedy is 2-1, 0-1. Both teams are unranked.Notable: After a breakthrough season ...

Author: Jeff Linder | January 2, 2013 | No comments

WAUKON -- A single chair sits along the baseline of the Waukon High School gymnasium during an early-morning holiday-break girls' basketball practice.Gene Klinge can't sit still in it, but doesn't wander far from it."I can't explain it," Klinge said. "I just can't stand up for ...

Author: Jeff Linder | September 13, 2012 | No comments

A dozen key area football games for Week 4:CEDAR RAPIDS PRAIRIE at IOWA CITY WESTTime and site: 7:15 p.m. Friday, at Trojan FieldRecords and rankings: Prairie is 2-1; Class 4A second-rated West is 3-0.Notable: After starting 2-0, Prairie absorbed a 48-14 thumping at the hands of ...

Author: Jeff Linder | August 19, 2011 | No comments

MAYNARD -- Powerful, yet merciful.West Central scored on its first six drives and rolled up 56 first-half points, then took the foot off the pedal in the second half of a 62-8 romp over Cedar Valley Christian in the Huskies' debut to varsity football Friday night ...

Author: Jeff Linder | August 19, 2011 | No comments

His name is Eric Gustafson.He's a freshman at Cedar Valley Christian. And he's the only member of his football team who has played in an organized game, tackle-style.Gustafson played two years at Roosevelt Middle School. As a ninth-grader, he's one of the youngest Huskies.In football ...

Author: Jeff Linder | July 28, 2011 | 1 comment

MARION -- They're starting from scratch. And that's no stretch.The Cedar Valley Christian Huskies broke camp at St. Joseph Catholic Church on Thursday, a football team with virtually no football experience. And just three weeks from their first game, against a perennial powerhouse."We've kind of ...

Author: Jeff Linder | February 7, 2011 | No comments

Waukon girls' basketball coach Gene Klinge has been selected as the 2011 Morgan Wootten Award for Lifetime Achievement in Coaching High School Basketball.Klinge is the all-time wins leader among girls' coaches in Iowa, with a 49-year record of 968-225. His career began in 1962, and ...

Author: Jeff Linder | October 5, 2010 | No comments

The week's top area football games:CEDAR RAPIDS WASHINGTON at LINN-MARTime & place: 7:15 p.m., at Armstrong FieldRecords: Washington is 5-1; Linn-Mar is 6-0.Notable: A difficult stretch run kicks in for Class 4A sixth-ranked Linn-Mar; the Lions close the regular season with Washington, Iowa City High ...

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